Trout Lily

This spring flower blooms in rich woods and meadows. Its name, Trout Lily, refers to the brown and green mottled leaves which resemble the markings on a brown or brook trout. It is also known as a Dogtooth Violet because the small, white bulb from which it grows has a toothlike shape.

 

 

Yellow Adder's Tongue

Erythonium americanum

LILIACEAE (Lily Family)

 


Resources compiled by Dr. Loretta Kuse